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Societal value demands a policy of shared IP

There have always been two very strong but opposing forces at play in the world’s economy. One is the entrepreneur’s desire to create a monopoly and the other is society’s desire to resist; in the name of fairness. The monopolist … Continue reading

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Google – saints or sinners?

In the capitalist system large corporations can sometimes develop dual ‘personalities’.  Bill Gates’ Microsoft is both an exploitative monopoly and the provider of funds for his ‘philanthropy’.  An interesting piece in the Financial Times today – “Google is the General … Continue reading

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